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Senior Catering Manager - Campus Dining 

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Senior Catering Manager - Campus Dining

Unit Description:

Are you a polished professional, with strong communication skills with high-profile catering clients? Do you enjoy a high energy, fast paced environment?


Relocation Assistance and $5,000 Sign-on Bonus Provided


Sodexo is seeking our Senior Catering Manager for Creighton University in Omaha, NE!


Our Senior Catering Manager will mentor and develop our hourly team into our next generation of salaried managers for the campus. Two salaried catering managers and one executive chef will report in into this position. Our successful candidate will grow off-campus revenue streams and engage campus Greek Life student groups. Experience with excellent executive client relations, campus alumni relations, and experience working with a Campus President's office will provide the foundation of success for this role.


This position will focus on hosting dinners within the President's personal residence, as well as exciting University soccer, basketball, and volleyball and events and all main campus catering.


Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have: 

Strong organizational skills

Excellent leadership/team building skills

Ability to handle catering at all levels from students to executives

Professional demeanor is required

Sodexo offers extensive benefits way beyond medical, dental and life insurances, we have services to help you through everyday life demands, a Matching 401K, Tuition Reimbursement and to provide a safe space and supportive environment where employees can bring their whole selves to work and develop professionally. Learn more about  


Not the job for you?

At Sodexo, we offer Food Service Management and Catering positions in a variety of business segments, including Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Health Care, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. .


Working for Sodexo:

Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities. At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great career in food service management specializing in Catering. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance and continuing education opportunities, you’ll enjoy an improved quality of life that’s unique in the hospitality industry.

Position Summary:

Provides supervision for catering services at an account/unit to ensure client satisfaction and retention for the Company. Oversees a highly complex and high volume of catering sales and functions in excess of $1.5M in managed catering volume.

Contributes to account revenue and operating profit contribution through the implementation of services and creation of opportunities for growth. Plans projects, including defining objectives, methods, timetables and budget to support client and Sodexo's strategic plan.

Key Duties

- Oversight of Sodexo resources, recipes, systems and use of catering programs to direct daily catering events including; food production, inventory, product deliveries, invoices, and procurement operations.

- Oversight of the sales process for catering and/or conference services. Works with client and customers to design events.

- Ensures employees have appropriate equipment, supplies and resources to perform their job, and meet goals, cost controls and deadlines as assigned.

- Establishes and maintains a safe work environment including both food and physical safety in order to comply with all regulatory and Sodexo standards in various environments. Drives the Zero Harm mindset.

- Complies with budget requirements by controlling costs (i.e. labor, inventory, equipment, materials) and making adjustments when necessary

- Supervises employees by delegating, assigning and prioritizing activities, and monitoring operating standards




Qualifications & Requirements:

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 3 years   

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years of experience in catering, food production, or food service management or a related field


Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.